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semicylinder

[sem-ee-sil-in-der, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈsɪl ɪn dər, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
noun
1.
half of a cylinder divided lengthwise.
Origin of semicylinder
1660-1670
1660-70; semi- + cylinder
Related forms
semicylindrical
[sem-ee-si-lin-dri-kuh l, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i sɪˈlɪn drɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ (Show IPA),
semicylindric, adjective
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